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VIDEO: Nigerian Military free hostages, kill terrorists

By Raphael Jov

by DReporters
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The Nigerian military says it has neutralized 2,351 terrorists with 2,308 persons arrested and 1,241 kidnapped hostages rescued.

The Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Major General Edward Buba who made the disclosure at the DMO Biweekly First Quarter press briefing in Abuja explained that troops also recovered 2,847 weapons, 58,492 ammunition and denied the oil theft of an estimated sum over N20 bn (N20,331,713,910.00) only.

General Buba noted that a breakdown of the recoverd items for the period includes and is not limited to the following: 1,497 AK47 rifles, 33,878 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 12,698 rounds of 7.62mm NATO, 948 assorted arms and 5,520 assorted ammunition, others are 21,573,310 litres of stolen crude oil, 2,723,430 litres of illegally refined AGO, 53,300 litres of DPK and 52,730 litres of PMS amongst other item.

DMO says its aim is to kill the terrorists and the infrastructure that supports them, as it has been collecting intelligence, hunting them and striking them where they may be hiding and hibernating.


Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, DDMO.

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